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Mississippi Department of Archives and History

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from the Tougaloo College Archives

Willie T. Allen
school teacher and administrator, civil rights activist

T.B. Bankston
sharecropper, civil rights activist

Reverend Johnny and Clara M. Barbour
Methodist minister and civil rights activists

Walter Bruce
carpenter, civil rights activist, chair of the Holmes County Freedom Democratic Party

Dr. Otha Burton Jr.
chief administrative officer of Jackson, MS,
assistant professor, Jackson State University; civil rights supporter

Reverend John E. Cameron Sr.
Baptist minister and civil rights activist

Charles Chiplin
civil rights activist, student president of Vicksburg COFO, author of Roads from the Bottom

Georgia Clark
election commissioner of Holmes County District Two, civil rights activist whose
children integrated Durant High School

Obie Clark
teacher, civil rights activist

Representative Robert G. Clark
Mississippi state representative, early childhood education advocate

James Coleman
acting dean, Division of Education, and professor at Tougaloo College

Ken Fairly
Mississippi State Highway Patrol officer

Hattye Gatson
worked for Child Development Group of Mississippi and Head Start
at Second Pilgrim Rest Church

Reverend Duncan Gray
Episcopal priest and civil rights activist

Estelle Harvey
participant in Freedom Summer 1964 in Lexington, community activist

Julia Holmes
participant in Freedom Summer 1964 in Pascagoula, freedom school attendee,
community activist

Johnnie Faye Inge
teacher and civil rights activist

Bea Jenkins
civil rights activist who filed three lawsuits against city of Lexington, Mississippi

Harry Kegler
participant in Meredith March, hunger striker in Parchman Penitentiary,
participant in mule train to Washington, D.C.

Laura Inge Love
civil rights supporter

Griffin McLaurin
civil rights activist who registered voters and ran the community center,
constable of Beat Four

James P. Miller
civil rights activist and union member who filed suit against International Paper Company

Lee Willie Miller
civil rights activist who housed Freedom Summer volunteers and integrated public accommodations

Jasper Neely
civil rights activist, NAACP president in Grenada in 1968

Henry Peacock III
civil rights activist who tested public accommodations and participated in protest marches

Dr. Hobert Kornegay
dentist, civil rights activist

Evelyn Dorsey Polk
librarian, civil rights activist

Bilbo Rodgers
World War II veteran, childhood friend of Medgar and Charles Evers,
civil rights supporter whose children integrated Pascagoula's schools

Franzetta Sanders
NAACP activist who tested public accommodations, teacher,
director of Resource Centers for Head Start, plaintiff who sued
Moss Point school system to desegregate

Ollye Brown Shirley
civil rights activist who integrated Mississippi College in 1969, and registered voters,
editor of Vicksburg Citizens Appeal, delegate to 1964 Democratic National Convention

Dr. Robert Smith
civil rights activist eho helped set up model health care clinic in Mound Bayou, Mississippi;
founding member of the Medical Committee for Civil Rights;
founding member of the Southern Arm of the Medical Committee for Human Rights

State Stallworth
civil rights activist, union member and president, NAACP president,
community aide for Legal Defense who filed numerous lawsuits
for racial discrimination in employment and in unions

Annie Stewart
civil rights activist who hosted Freedom Summer volunteers in her home

Matt Suarez
civil rights activist, CORE and SNCC worker, first state director of the
Freedom Democratic Party

Eddie Thomas
civil rights activist who walked picket line in 1972 boycott

Rosie Washington
participant in Freedom Summer 1964, one of first students to desegregate
Grenada's public schools, civil rights activist who was arrested for picketing
and taken to Parchman Penitentiary

Will O. Washington
civil rights activist in SCLC who tested public accommodations and was
arrested and taken to Parchman Penitentiary as a teenager

John Daniel Wesley
civil rights activist whose children integrated Mississippi public schools in Tchula

Tommie Lee Williams Sr.
civil rights activist whohosted Freedom Summer volunteers and
canvassed for desegregating of public schools

Representative Charles Lemuel Young
Mississippi state representative
 
 

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